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14TH & G PODCAST

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Always a market leader, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas became one of the first lobbying firms to launch its own podcast in 2017. 14th & G provides a platform for clients, experts, and policy influencers to air their views, and to help shape what happens at the intersection of business and government.

  • 14th & G with Paul Thornell of MCRT September 17, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we get the chance to talk with Paul Thornell, our newest colleague here at MCRT. Paul sat down with us to discuss the future of the financial services industry, both from a business and policy perspective. We also got a chance to talk a bit ... Listen now
  • The Women of MCRT July 30, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we get the chance to highlight our amazing female colleagues. The team will discuss what it’s like to work as a female lobbyist, whether there are any differences between being a Republican or Democrat woman in the lobbying world, and how the business has changed ... Listen now
  • 2020 Elections and Beyond with Bruce Mehlman & David Castagnetti July 17, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti, founding partners here at MCRT. They’re here to talk about the politics and policy of the 2020 presidential campaign. We also discuss Bruce’s new slide deck, which takes a look into a few potential scenarios for ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman & Paul Gallant, Managing Director – Cowen Washington Research June 20, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Bruce Mehlman, founding partner here at MCRT, and Paul Gallant, Managing Director at Cowen Washington Research Group. With Big Tech making headlines across the political world, Paul and Bruce are here to discuss the potential impact of antitrust regulation on the ... Listen now
  • Aaron Cooper, VP of Global Policy – BSA May 22, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Aaron Cooper, the VP of Global Policy at the BSA | The Software Alliance. BSA represents some of the largest software companies from around the globe. Aaron is here to talk hot button tech issues including trade, data localization, and privacy ... Listen now
  • “The Roaring 2020s” with Bruce Mehlman & David Castagnetti – 5/7/2019 May 6, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti, Founding Partners here at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas. They are here to talk about Bruce’s latest slide deck “Roaring 2020s” covering everything from the 2020 elections to a revived debate on capitalism vs. socialism, and ... Listen now
  • Will Walker, President and CEO of Walker Forge & Chairman of FIA – 4/15/19 April 15, 2019 Will Walker, President and CEO of Walker Forge & Chairman of FIA - 4/15/19 Listen now
  • Jason Oxman President and Chief Executive Officer of ITI – 3/14/19 March 13, 2019 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Jason Oxman, newly named President and Chief Executive Officer of ITI. He was elected by ITI’s Board of Directors following a months-long search led by a committee made up of representatives from ITI’s membership. Jason brings more than 20 years of experience ... Listen now
  • Opportunity Zones with Scott Shalett of Medora Ventures – 3/8/19 March 7, 2019 Hello everyone and welcome to 14th & G! This episode, we are joined by Scott Shalett of Medora Ventures. Scott is a Managing Partner and the Head of Public Affairs, offering existing and new clients expertise in public policy, political organizing, crisis communications and corporate public affairs. He is here to talk about Opportunity Zones ... Listen now
  • Venezuela Crisis with Latin America Expert Dan Restrepo – 2/15/19 February 14, 2019 Today Dan Restrepo is here to share his perspective on the Venezuelan crisis and insights into what might happen next. Dan formally served as the principal advisor to President Barack Obama on issues related to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and served as special assistant to the president and senior director for Western Hemisphere ... Listen now
  • Running as an Independent: Greg Orman – 2/8/19 February 6, 2019 What is it like running as an independent in a two-party dominated political system? This week, we have invited Greg Orman to share his insight, experience and challenges. During Greg’s political career he has identified at one time as a Republican and then later as a Democrat. In 2014, Greg ran as an independent candidate ... Listen now
  • Permissionless: Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti – 1/22/19 January 18, 2019 Hello everyone and welcome to 14th & G! This episode, we are joined once again by my esteemed colleagues Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti. They are here to talk about the firm’s new quarterly deck: “Permissionless,” the state of the Trump administration, and the standout Freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Thanks for listening and hope you enjoy. ... Listen now
  • Ashley Jones and Steve Haro – 1/10/2019 January 10, 2019 Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2019! On today’s episode we are hosting Ashley Jones. She currently serves as Chief of Staff to Rep. Bradley Schneider (D-IL), but will soon make a move to a leadership office for the 116th Congress. She is joined by our very own Steve Haro, who has served as ... Listen now
  • John Lawrence – 11/26/2018 November 26, 2018 This week, Nancy Pelosi will likely become the House Democrats’ choice for Speaker. We have invited Mrs. Pelosi’s former Chief of Staff John Lawrence to join us on 14th and G. John will give us insight into the Speaker’s office and Pelosi’s caucus management. This conversation should be a good primer as we ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti – A Tale of Two Elections – 11/9/2018 November 9, 2018 While votes are still being tallied, take a listen to the latest episode of 14th & G with our very own Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti. Today, we will cover an election re-cap, what it all means, and where we are headed. Listen now
  • Political Strategists Doug Thornell and Ken Spain- 10/29/18 October 26, 2018 Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th and G. Today, we are joined by political strategists Doug Thornell and Ken Spain to talk about the upcoming midterms. As we reflect back on the blue wave from 2010 we discuss what that was like, compare it to today, and try to predict the political outcomes for ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti – The Chaos Continues October 12, 2018 Thanks for joining us on another episode of 14th and G! This week, we’re sitting down with Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti to discuss this year’s Q4 slide deck. Take a listen for insights into a post-Kavanaugh world, the upcoming midterm elections, implications for the rest of the lame-duck session and a whole host of ... Listen now
  • Pia Carusone, co-founder of Republic Restoratives October 4, 2018 This week on 14th and G we invited Pia Carusone, co-founder of Republic Restoratives Distillery, and former Chief of Staff to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. On this episode, we’re here to discuss her unconventional path from political campaigns to owning a small batch, women-owned distillery and craft cocktail bar in the heart of Washington, D.C. Carusone ... Listen now
  • Talking China with Aperture Strategies founder Scott Mulhauser September 21, 2018 Welcome back to 14th and G! Today, we are hosting Scott Mulhauser, founding partner of Aperture Strategies to talk about China. Scott has served in senior positions across the globe, most recently as chief of staff at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing where he helped run one of the largest and busiest posts in the ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti – Midterms in the Age of Disruption July 26, 2018 This week on 14th and G, we once again host our very own Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti. Against the background of an escalating tariff war and President Trump’s sky high approval rating amongst the GOP, will the Democrats be able to take back the House? Get ready to dive into this Fall’s upcoming elections, ... Listen now
  • Timothy Hwang, Founder and CEO of FiscalNote July 12, 2018 This week on the podcast we are hosting Tim Hwang, Founder and CEO of FiscalNote. FiscalNote is a Government Relationship Management platform that uses AI, analytics, and natural language processing to help global organizations take control of their government risk and automate the law. Before starting FiscalNote from a Motel 6 and making his way ... Listen now
  • Henry Timms, Executive Director of 92nd Street Y, Co-Author of New Power June 18, 2018 This week on 14th & G, we welcome thought leader Henry Timms onto the show to discuss his book, a national bestseller, New Power. Timms is the Executive Director of the 92nd Street Y, a cultural and community center that creates programs and movements that foster learning and civic engagement. Our discussion will examine the ... Listen now
  • Dr. Halena Gazelka, Chair of the Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program and Director of Inpatient Pain Services, Division of Pain Medicine May 30, 2018 This week on 14th & G, our guest Dr. Halena Gazelka is here to share her insight into the Opioids crisis. She is the Chair of the Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program and Director of Inpatient Pain Services, Division of Pain Medicine. She is an expert in pain management. Dr. Gazelka was recently appointed by ... Listen now
  • Andy Chasin, Director of Public Policy at Blue Shield of California and Lauren Aronson, Principal, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas and Executive Director of the Campaign for Sustainable Drug Pricing (CSRxP) May 10, 2018 This week 14th & G welcomes healthcare experts Andy Chasin and our own Lauren Aronson to preview the President’s long awaited speech on drug prices. We also talk about the future of the ACA. Is single payer an option? Should we really consider putting seniors on a bus to Canada? It’s a fun ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti – Q2 Update April 13, 2018 Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti join us on this episode of 14th & G to discuss Mehlman’s most recent Q2 slide deck, “Empowered America.” Listen as they give an update on what’s to come for the remainder of the year. Listen now
  • James Lewis, Senior Vice President of CSIS – Trade Edition April 3, 2018 James Lewis, Senior Vice President at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) joins us to discuss the future of trade. James and CR dive deep into discussion regarding the future of US-China relations, the impact of cyber, and what the future of trade negotiations may look like. Listen now
  • Brad Traverse and Tom Manatos, Jobs Edition February 28, 2018 On our special Jobs Edition of 14th & G, we are welcomed by DC job experts Brad Traverse and Tom Manatos. Brad who serves as the Director of Federal Government Relations for BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee and Tom, Spotify’s Vice President of Government Relations give us an inside look at their second occupation as the leaders ... Listen now
  • Mark Bohannon, Red Hat’s Vice President of Global Public Policy & Government Affairs February 21, 2018 We are joined on this episode by Mark Bohannon, Red Hat’s Vice President of Global Public Policy & Government Affairs. Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions. Mark provides insight to exactly what that means and how innovation interacts with policymakers. Take a listen as he also predicts what future ... Listen now
  • Robby Mook and Matt Rhoades, Presidential Campaign Strategists January 22, 2018 Robby Mook, Campaign Manager for Hillary Clinton 2016 and Matt Rhoades, Campaign Manager for Mitt Romney 2012 discuss their bipartisan “Cybersecurity Campaign Playbook” that they’ve developed through Harvard’s Belfer Center. Their playbook aims to provide simple and actionable information to make any campaign, regardless of party, more secure from adversaries. These campaign experts also provide ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti, Partners, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas January 9, 2018 Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti join us on this episode of 14th & G to discuss Mehlman’s most recent Q1 slide deck, “Why 2018 Will Make 2017 Seem Tame.” Listen as they predict how the Administration and Congress will approach critical policy items such as NAFTA, trade, and border security. Mehlman and Castagnetti also offer ... Listen now
  • Jamie Smith, Bitfury’s Global Chief Communications Officer November 28, 2017 14th & G welcomes Jamie Smith, Bitfury’s Global Chief Communications Officer. Bitfury is the leading full service blockchain technology company, operating as the driving force behind the highly talked about cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Jamie gives us the inside scoop on what exactly bitcoins are, how the blockchain works, and how our future could be ... Listen now
  • Chris Padilla, IBM’s Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs November 12, 2017 CR is joined by Chris Padilla, Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs for IBM on this episode of 14th & G. Prior to his current role at IBM, Padilla served as the Under Secretary for International Trade within the U.S. Department of Commerce during the Bush Administration. Take a listen as Padilla discusses IBM’s ... Listen now
  • Peter Scher, JPMorgan Chase’s Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Region and the Global Head of Corporate Responsibility October 30, 2017 In this episode of 14th & G, CR welcomes JPMorgan Chase’s Peter Scher. Peter serves as both Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Region and the Global Head of Corporate Responsibility. As the Head of Corporate Responsibility, Peter oversees the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the United States and has led the ... Listen now
  • Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti, Partners at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas October 17, 2017 On this episode of 14th & G, CR Wooters is joined by the firm’s very own partners, Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti. Take a listen as they give their insight to what we should expect to see on Capitol Hill over the new few weeks. Mehlman and Castagnetti share their expectations for healthcare, NAFTA, DACA, ... Listen now
  • Allison Jaslow, Executive Director of the IAVA October 2, 2017 In this episode of 14th & G, CR welcomes Allison Jaslow, Executive Director of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). The IAVA is a leading veterans non-profit organization, that helps post 9/11 veterans. Allison, a former Army Captain, has an impactful conversation with CR where she discusses topics such as her two ... Listen now
  • Dean Garfield, President and CEO of ITI September 11, 2017 14th and G, a new product from Mehlman Castagnetti, is the podcast sitting at the intersection of business and policy. Hosted by Mehlman Castagnetti Principal CR Wooters, each 20 minute episode features an interview discussing the future of business and the potential public policy impacts of innovation. 14th & G is designed to deliver quick, ... Listen now
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